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Gorge Ecology Environmental Education Positions

 Gorge Ecology AmeriCorps Positions Currently Available Columbia Gorge Ecology Institute currently has several AmeriCorps Environmental Education positions available.  These positions offer incredible iopportunities to gain experience in environmental education, working in the nonprofit sector, learning about the ecology of the Pacific Northwest, and making a difference in the lives of hundreds to thousands of rural youth.  Internship credits maybe available through your univerisity.  All applications are reviewed as they come in. 

Please visit our website at http://www.gorgeecology.org/Get_Involved/americorps.htm to APPLY TODAY!<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />   Conservation Education Coordinator (1 position – 1700 hrs)

The Northwest Service AcademyAmeriCorps Conservation Education Coordinator will responsible primarily for coordinating, instructing, and implementing environmental ecology place-based programs with schools throughout the Columbia River Gorge Region.  This is a great position for learning more about Pacific Northwest ecology, gaining experience in program coordination, and developing education/teaching skills.    Environmental Science Educator (1 position- 900 hrs) Do you have a degree in biology or environmental science? 

Want to use your science knowledge to help rural youth discover ecology? The LINKS AmeriCorps Environmental Science Educator will serve 900 hours from January-early July 2009.  The Educator will be trained to teach the SECRETS of our Forest Home and SECRETS of Our Shrub Steppe Home in rural elementary schools.  Additionally, the Educator will work closely with local conservation partners to assist middle school students in conducting real-world conservation research projects!  APPLY today!   Environmental Education Interns (2-4 positions, 300 hrs) Through the LINKS AmeriCorps program, Interns will serve 300 hours gaining practical experience in environmental education, teaching methods, and project development.  The positions may be served either 30 hrs/week over 10 week period or 8-10 hrs/week over a 22 week term. January, March and June Start dates. Contact Jamie Sheahan, CGEI Executive Director for more information at 541-387-2274 or [email protected]